DeMichiel named to Atlantic Hockey Hall of Honor

WINTHROP, Mass. – Former standout RIT goaltender Jared DeMichiel used to be inducted into the Atlantic Hockey Hall of Honor, introduced Tuesday.
The Atlantic Hockey Association is celebrating its twentieth season of festival in 2022-23 with the popularity of the highest 20 avid gamers from the convention’s first twenty years. This prominent team will even include the 1st magnificence of inductees into the Atlantic Hockey Hall of Honor. The honorees will likely be published weekly all the way through the 2022-23 common season with the general participant published on Feb. 21.
“It’s a great honor and privilege to be selected as one of the top 20 players in Atlantic Hockey Association’s first 20 seasons,” DeMichiel stated. “Hockey is a team game and a goalie is only as good as the team playing in front of him. I was lucky enough to be a part of a very special program at RIT with unreal teammates and an elite coaching staff. Congratulations to all of the other players selected and thank you to the voters!”
The Harwinton, Conn., local joined the Tigers as a first-year in 2006-07, which used to be RIT’s first 12 months in Atlantic Hockey and noticed restricted motion over his first two years as RIT captured the AHA common season name in its first season and completed because the convention runner-up in 2007-08.
DeMichiel established himself as one of the Tigers’ number one goaltenders as a junior and helped backstop RIT to the 1st of 3 consecutive Atlantic Hockey common season crowns. He completed the season with a 13-6-0 checklist that integrated a 12-4-0 mark in convention play because the Orange and Black reached the semifinals of the AHA Postseason.
He capped his occupation with one of the highest seasons through an RIT goaltender in 2009-10. In convention play, DeMichiel posted an Atlantic Hockey-record 21 wins and a 1.78 goals-against reasonable to win the AHA Goaltending Championship. Overall, he completed with a 27-10-1 checklist, a 2.09 GAA and a .921 save share. His 920 saves that season are a college checklist and integrated 63 stops in two video games on the East Regional opposed to No. 1 Denver (39) and New Hampshire (24) to ship RIT to Detroit for the Frozen Four. DeMichiel earned All-Atlantic Hockey, AHA All-Tournament honors and NCAA East Regional Most Outstanding Player accolades for his efforts that season.
“Jared was a great competitor and when the game was on the line, he would come up big,” RIT head trainer Wayne Wilson stated. “Nothing was ever given to him and he had to work for everything through his four years but all of his hard work paid off his senior year. Jared fit in so well with our team and was able to keep things light in our biggest games. It was reassuring to have him back in the net when the game was on the line. He gave us a chance to win every night.”
Following a temporary skilled occupation, DeMichiel made the bounce to the training ranks when he used to be employed as an assistant trainer for the first-year program at Division III Nazareth College in 2011. He spent 3 years with the Division III Golden Flyers sooner than a two-year stint at St. Lawrence (2014-16) with head trainer Greg Carvel. DeMichiel joined Carvel’s workforce at Massachusetts in 2016 and spent six seasons in Amherst (2016-22), the place used to be at the back of the bench for 2 Hockey East championships, a countrywide runner-up end in 2019 and the Minutemen’s nationwide championship run in 2021. He is recently in his first 12 months because the affiliate head trainer at Michigan State.

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